Hellertown, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Hellertown, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Hellertown had a population of 5,860 as of July 1, 2016. Hellertown ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hellertown is located at latitude 40.5813 and longitude -75.3379 in Northampton County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Hellertown (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Northampton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 285 feet.

The Borough of Hellertown (GNIS ID: 1215496) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hellertown population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hellertown: Hellerstown, Stopes.

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Hellertown, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,860
Population in Households 5,847
Population in Familes 4,417
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density1 4,468
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 2,567
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 1,512
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,801 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,680 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 887 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 234 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $187,894
Average Home Value $196,771


Median Household Income $53,464
Average Household Income $65,402
Per Capita Income $28,698
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.1% 0.08%
Households -0.23% -0.01%
Families -0.4% -0.12%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   1.92%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Hellertown, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hellertown to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 206 88th
Population Density1 # 187 89th
Diversity Index2 # 470 73rd
Median Household Income # 651 63rd
Per Capita Income # 520 71st

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